Last updated on January 2nd, 2019 at 03:51 pm
Ever dreamt of visiting all seven continents? Well, that just got easier. This year you can save up to $7,950 USD on an Antarctica Cruise!
Take advantage of this Antarctica Travel Special for the most adventurous trip of a lifetime. See emperor penguins, go on a helicopter ride to Antarctica’s most impressive sights, sail alongside whales, observe majestic albatrosses and admire the otherworldly views. Enjoy all this while saving $7,950 USD per person! But book soon because this Antarctica Travel Deal won’t last long.
Choose between two departure dates:
- January 13 – February 14, 2017
32-day cruise from Ushuaia, Argentina to Bluff, New Zealand
- February 15 – March 17, 2017
30-day cruise from Bluff, New Zealand to Ushuaia, Argentina
Antarctica Cruise Highlights
During your days at sea, enjoy bird watching from the ship and spot gentoo penguins, kelp gulls, blue-eyed shags, and south polar skuas. Keep your eyes peeled for fur seals that may be lounging on the beach. Sail through the Amundsen Sea, where the ice is teeming with life. Look for orcas and minke whales along the edge of the ice.
Peter I Island – Antarctica Cruise
Set foot on Antarctica at Prospect Point. From there you will go on a helicopter ride to Peter I Island, one of the most remote islands on Earth. As of 2005, only 600 people have set foot on this uninhabited volcanic island. Here you will see wildlife like never before, spot adelie penguins, chinstrap penguins, crabeater seals, and leopard seals.
Ross Ice Shelf – Antarctica Cruise
Visit the largest ice shelf in Antarctica named after British explorer James Clark Ross, who first discovered this white barrier in 1841. The Ross Ice Shelf stands between 15 and 50 meters above the surface of the water.
Taylor Valley – Antarctica Cruise
Take another helicopter ride across the Ross Ice Shelf to Taylor Valley, a dry valley where the conditions are similar to that of Mars! This is one of Antarctica’s highlights, known for its natural scenery, history and for being one of the largest unglaciated areas in Antartica.
Cape Adare and Borchgrevink’s Hut – Antarctica Cruise
Visit the place where explorers first discovered Antarctica, a must-see for fans of polar history. Cape Adare is named after British explorer Viscount Adare who discovered this cape in 1841. Only 200-500 people visit this place a year. Take a walk to Borchgrevink’s Hut, one of the first structures ever built in Antarctica and situated next to the largest colony of adelie penguins.
Campbell Island – Antarctica Cruise
This is one of the best places to see
wildlife! Campbell Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where large groups of southern royal albatrosses gather. You will also be able to spot three penguin species: eastern rockhopper, erect-crested, and yellow-eyed penguins, along with elephant seals, fur seals, and sea lions. This island is also known for its vegetation with over 128 native plants.
Take advantage of this Antarctica Travel Special and go the most adventurous cruise in the world. Let us help you plan your dream vacation around South America, pre and post-Antarctica cruise.